President Obama Supports Sandra Fluke, Invokes Daughters in Slamming Rush Limbaugh Remark

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President Obama invoked his daughters, Malia and Sasha, as he described reaching out to now-famous Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke over the phone.

Fluke and Rush Limbaugh have been ensnared in a war of words after Limbaugh called the contraception activist a slut for her testimony before Congress.

Obama elevated the issue even further when he called Fluke personally and the White House condemned Limbaugh's controversial remarks on the subject.

Since then, sponsors have been fleeing the Limbaugh show despite Rush's apology to Fluke and even GOP presidential candidates are distancing themselves.

At a press conference yesterday, Obama said:

"The reason I called Ms. Fluke is because I thought about Malia and Sasha and one of the things that I want them to do as they get older is to engage in issues they care about, including ones that I may not agree with the on."

"And I don't want them attacked or called horrible names just because they're being good citizens. One thing that all decent folks can agree that the remarks that were made don't have any place in the public discourse."

"We want to send a message to all our young people being part of a democracy involves argument and disagreements and debate. We want you to be engaged."

"And there's a way to do it that doesn't involve you being demeaned and insulted. Particularly when you're a private citizen."

Amid the debate over the rise of insurance coverage of contraception, Obama was asked if he believed the Republican party was engaged in a "war on women."

"Women are going to make up their own mind," Obama said Tuesday. While he denied that women are or will ever be "single-issue voters," he said, "I believe that Democrats have a better story to tell to women."

"It's about how we’re going to solidify the middle class and grow this economy; make sure everybody’s got has a fair shot; everybody’s doing their fair share and we’ve got a fair set of rules of the road for everybody to follow."

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Did Ed Schultz pay for his mistake when he called Laura Ingrahm a #@&%. He is still on the air and none of his sponsors left. It amazes me how lefties want conservatives to suffer but they are exonerated.
We will boycott every sponsor pulling out from Limbaugh.
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Obama is a communist. He will bury this country that is already divided. This dictator has to go. Hopefully the blind racist groupies will follow this puppet.

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Well, Rush is paying for his comments. His sponsors are leaving him. He went way too far and does not represent the average conservative person.

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Sandra Fluke (pronounced like duck(). Get out.
A 31 yo woman who pays 1 thou a year to have sex and her name is Fluck.
It's like the smiley face in the state of Hawaii's registrar's name.
They are throwing crap at us.
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People need to stop comparing what Maher said to Limbaugh. Both were disgusting, I want to get that out. BUT, Sarah Palin is and was a public political figure who had actively attacked other people several times in the media when Maher called her a nasty name. Limbaugh attacked a law student who was not a public figure because the ONLY reason any of us even know who she is is because Limbaugh attacked her. She was not attacking anyone in her statements but testifying. And unlike Maher's one or two comments about Palin, Limbaugh attacked Ms Fluke over 38 times over the course of 3 days, even going so far to say she has so much sex he was surprised she could walk to the capital to testify. If you people can't see the CLEAR distinction in scope here you're blind by an ideologue that's turned mean over the last decade to the point where you are literally comparing two different situations as though they are the same.

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President Obama, i believe Rush's comments were totaly out of line. I am sure Ms.Fluke relished your phone call. My question to you Mr. President is when will you be calling Sarah Pallin. Bill Marah used similar degrading comments about Sarah and you chose to ignor them. In your opinion does it only matter if the women are in your camp. If I were Sarah i wouldn't want to be hanging waiting for your call. Explain that to youdaughters.

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Romney-------2012

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oh i don't think of his daughters when i hear slut. however, i do think about him. talk about a slut.

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thats true. bill did say that abot sarah palin. but it was kind of true....

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I am assuming everyone was equally upset when Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a "cunt"? Or when Maher said "it would have been better if Rush croaked" in response to Heath Ledgers death, correct?

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